Ask Your Question
4

What is the process for eliminating/concealing boot options on the rEFInd bootloader display?

asked 2022-12-20 11:00:00 +0000

lakamha gravatar image

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
3

answered 2022-05-22 01:00:00 +0000

ladyg gravatar image

You can eliminate or conceal boot options on the rEFInd bootloader display by following these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window on your Mac or Linux computer and navigate to the rEFInd folder.
  2. Locate the refind.conf file and open it with a text editor.
  3. Look for the scanfor option in the file.
  4. To eliminate a particular boot option, simply remove the relevant line from the scanfor option. For example, if you want to eliminate the Windows 10 boot option, remove "os-prober" from the scanfor option.
  5. To conceal a boot option, add "dontscandirs" to the scanfor option followed by the path of the directory containing the boot option you want to conceal. For example, to conceal the Linux boot option, add "dontscandirs /boot" to the scanfor option.
  6. Save the changes to the refind.conf file and restart your computer to see the new rEFInd bootloader display.
edit flag offensive delete link more

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account. This space is reserved only for answers. If you would like to engage in a discussion, please instead post a comment under the question or an answer that you would like to discuss

Add Answer


Question Tools

Stats

Asked: 2022-12-20 11:00:00 +0000

Seen: 10 times

Last updated: May 22 '22